Brass -- A place for discussion of brass instrument playing.


About Brass
English (USA)

The brass list is a worldwide discussion group, organized as an email mailing list, to give brass players a place to discuss playing issues, repertoire (especially for small brass ensembles), equipment, playing problems, and other topics on the general subject of brass playing. Members vary in experience from beginners to well-known professionals and university teachers. (A "brass" instrument is defined as one with a cup- or funnel-shaped mouthpiece on which the player buzzes the lips; thus, a nickel-silver horn counts, a saxophone doesn't.) All brass-related discussion is welcomed, with the exception of purely drumcorps-related discussion. Please, no commercial messages without the approval of the list owner.

To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the Brass Archives. (The current archive is only available to the list members.)

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